Smart waste collection containers were installed in Zalaegerszeg as part of the Interreg Hungary-Croatia Cross-border Program. Many investments have already been made in the smart city program. Among other things, new electric charging stations have been developed, a waste management facility has been built and the Smart City mobile application is being tested. These containers are similar to conventional selective waste bins. They differ in that their sensors signal when they are full and notify the service company.
The goal is to have as many of these collection points in Zalaegerszeg as possible, while also seeking to eliminate illegal landfills. Locals can report them witha mobile application, by recording a photo and GPS coordinates.